misogyny

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misogyny

[mi′säj·ə·nē]
(psychology)
Hatred of women.
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In addition to his misogynous views, Eliot's essays also teem with homosocial and homoerotic desire, which is not overtly avowed.
While critics argue that the effort to reclaim the word slut involves turning a blind eye to its violent and misogynous legacy, other women feel that SlutWalk is a way for women to attack the very concept of the slut.
Rap music, pornography, and other misogynous media send out the message that violence against women is not only normal but also justified.
Bell encourages black men to "surrender all misogynous practices, sexist assumptions, and patriarchal notions" (Wing, 2003, xviii).
Although in popular culture the frequently stereotypical assumption is that boys of Muslim culture and background may see girls and women as inferior, it must be noted that in the latter comments, we can infer that the lack of respect may extend to any misogynous background, where lack of respect for women is present.
When Lily is faced with Charles Tansley's misogynous typing, she types him back--not without success--in order to defuse the emotional sway his words would otherwise have over her.
Although, admittedly he gave some laudatory descriptions of sportswomen, he also employed his writing to destroy this first illusion of excellence, from a misogynous perspective.
Karim Lahidji, the president of the Iranian League for Human Rights told The Guardian of London that Shahla was "a victim of a misogynous society.
Meanwhile Karim Lahidji, the president of the Iranian League for Human Rights, has condemned the execution today describing her as 'a victim of a misogynous society'.
In passages like those quoted above, King is able to retrieve some of the ideals of wholeness and reciprocity--so central to Native religious sensibility--by setting them side by side with the misogynous and often brutal ways of Western theologies.
Indeed, the politics of media can build up propaganda that can kill two birds with one stone: it can do so by showing Islam as a backward and misogynous religion, and secondly, by accentuating the callousness of men who use Islam for political aims.
In those cases, the centrality of one given node is circumstantial in the sense that nodes/people that are very popular or powerful will have more ties connecting them with others than people who are new to system or less powerful or more misogynous, although they can be visually located at any given area in the surface of the map.